Term Assistant Professor – Counseling Psychology
University of San Francisco
USF Hilltop Campus
Term Assistant Professor
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Full Job Description:
The Counseling Psychology (CPSY) Department in the USF School of Education invites
applications for a one-year term (9-month appointment), non-tenure-track faculty position in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) starting in the Fall of 2021. We are seeking a talented and dedicated colleague to join our MFT program on our main campus in San Francisco where they will participate in teaching and program-related activities within the MFT program.
The CPSY department offers a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology with two different foci: Marriage and Family Therapy and School Counseling. Students may also have a second concentration in Professional Clinical Counseling (PCC). The MFT program is an applied program dedicated to preparing Master’s-level practitioners to serve as licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) and licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC).
We are interested in candidates with experience working with underserved, or traditionally marginalized populations. The department has a long-standing commitment to train knowledgeable, socially conscious, and reflective professionals. This includes training professionals who are multiculturally competent, dedicated to advancing social justice, and prepared to meet the challenges of working in complex mental health spaces.
Qualifications/Requirements: An earned doctorate (Ph.D./Psy.D or the equivalent) in Counseling Psychology (or related field) is strongly preferred. It is required that candidates be licensed or licensed-eligible as psychologists or Marriage/Family Therapists. Specific teaching areas will be determined based on department needs and candidates’ interests whenever possible. Successful candidates are also expected to contribute to the Department as a whole. Consistent with program philosophy, the successful candidate must be committed to infusing multicultural content, equity, anti-racism, and social justice principles across all course work.
Additional Responsibilities: Depending on the needs of students, program, and department, additional duties may include advising/mentoring students, assisting with admission and enrollment, and other responsibilities assigned by the Dean. Further, we seek an individual who works collaboratively, collegially, and respectfully to promote the social justice mission of the department and programs.
All required application documents (letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and three letters of references) are to be uploaded. Questions about the position may be directed to Cori Bussolari, Psy.D., Counseling Psychology Department chair at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about our MFT program see https://www.usfca.edu/education/programs/masters-credential-programs/marriage-family-therapy
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